Comedy Central, Eli Manning, Hilton Hotels, Patron, Circle Cruise Lines to sponsor Laugh For Sight 4

The silent auction for Laugh For Sight 4 is shaping up real nicelty as Comedy Central, Eli Manning, Hilton Hotels, Patron, and Circle Cruise Lines are all sponsoring this year’s benefit. There will also be a Kramer Portraits gift certificate, Exhale Spa Yoga classes, designer hand bag, cashmere sweater, concert tickets, fine jewlery, and much more all up for auction this year to benefit the world leading reseach being done at the Scheie Eye Institute at the Univ. of Pennsylvania and the hard work being done at Guiding Eyes For the Blind.

Laugh For Sight 4 is Monday, November 16, 2009,  at the World Famous Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. This year’s All Star lineup includes Robert Klein, John Oliver of the Daily Show, Colin Quinn, Rich Vos, Bonnie McFarlane, and more. Tickets can be purchased at,, or by calling 212-367-9000. For sponsorship opportunities, silent auction donations, or corporate tables, or ads in the event brochure, please contact us at

Now on to your Nashdate.

Nash and I did some old school route work today, as we had not done any pure route work in a few days, as all of our walks had us heading somewhere. I like doing pure route work because I can really concentrate on how we are working together, as I am not in a rush to get somewhere. Nash did a fantastic job with his work today, and had very minimal sniffing distractions which was very pleasant, as sniffing everything in NYC seems to be the only thing that gets a little annoying about the little fella.

I liked to give a shout out to Aunt Lona and Uncle Donny for picking up Nash a big bag of his lamb and rice, as it does get to be tiresome picking up five pound bags at a time. They also got Nash a stuffed animal that his cousin Brinkley has, well, that only lasted about five minutes, as Nash ripped it. Its too bad because he really enjoyed playing with it, not sure if there are any stuffed animals out there for dogs with no stuffing inside. It is strange that such a friendly dog plays so violently with his toys. I guess that is why he is the Toyminator.

3 Responses to “Comedy Central, Eli Manning, Hilton Hotels, Patron, Circle Cruise Lines to sponsor Laugh For Sight 4”

  1. Barbara Fischler Says:

    A double shout out to Lona and Donny for getting food for my granddoggie, Nash. I’ll look for toyminator toys but doubt any are tough enough.

  2. Robbin Says:

    Hi Brian. There are, indeed dog toys without stuffing. They are called skinneez. You can get them online (e.g. They still have squeakers, which my dogs still seem to want to surgically remove, but they do seem to last longer than the the stuffed toys. I wish I could make Laugh for Sight, but making it to the city from upstate NY on a Monday night just really ain’t gonna happen. Maybe you could make a DVD for extra fundraising!

  3. blindgator Says:

    Hi Robbin,

    Thanks for the link, I will have to check it out. Unfortunately, we cannot tape the entire benefit, as we would need a lot of people to sign off on it, and it is very difficult to just get the comedians to donate their time to perform, taping them opens up a lot of legal issues, so unfortunately we are not there yet.

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